“It is only those who have knowledge amongst His slaves that fear Allah.”[Quraan, Soorah Al-Fatir (35): 28]
“Say: Are they equal, those who know and those that do not know?”[Quraan, Soorah Zumar: 9 ]
“If Allah wants to favor someone, He grants him comprehension (understanding) of this religion.” [Prophet’s Hadith, Recorded in Sahih Bukhari, Tirmidhi and Musnad Ahmad]
“The upright in every generation will carry the knowledge, rejecting the distortion of the extremists, the false claims of the liars, and the false interpretation of the ignorant.” [Prophet’s Hadith Reported by Ibn ‘Asaakir, Aboo Nu’aym and Ibn ‘Adee from Ibraaheem ibn ‘Abdur-Rahmaan al-’Udhree and it is classed as Hasan by Shaykh Saleem al-Hilaalee]
- Magnificent treatises on knowledge:
- Laying the foundations for Seeking Knowledge [pdf].
- Ten Guidelines for obtaining knowledge [pdf].
- Student of Knowledge and Books [pdf].
- Book of Knowledge — Imam Nasaae (d. 234H) with checking and notes by Imam Albany [pdf].
- Book of Knowledge – Imam ibn Baz [pdf].
- Manners of the Scholars and Students of Knowledge from the Hadith of Jibreel – by Saleem al-Hilaalee [pdf, 1.12Mb].
- Speaking about Allah without knowledge – Jamaal Zarabozo.
- The Sources Of Knowledge and Their Interpretation – by Jaafar Idris. Bangla translation of both of these is here (pdf).
- An extract on the same topic from A’laamul-Muwaqqi’een ’an Rabbil-’Aalameen by ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah (d.751H) (pdf).
- Why should I study Islam? -Muhammad al-Sharif.
- `Ilm- Gotta Have It – Muhammad al-Sharif.
- For relatively brief articles see here, and for a lot of materials with deeper coverage, take from here.
- Understand Islam – a site launched by Dr. Saleh as-Saleh (rahimahu Allah) – has excellent materials on a number of key topics.
- One of the best sources for knowledge in Islam on the Internet is islamqa.
- For those who wish to learn Islam making use of the beneficial resources available on the web, Dr. Bilal Philips, with the assistance from some of his students, has done a terrific job by ranking a large number of websites concerned. Here are recommended sites, deviant sites and anti-islamic sites.
- A brief biography of Dr. Bilal Philips in Bangla (pdf). Also 6 short courses are available at Islamic Online University covering a number of key aspects with very valuable resources as conducted by Dr. Bilal Philips. Registration is required and is free.